Stair Runners: Everything You Need to Know

Stair runners are our bread and butter here at The Carpet Workroom. Of course many of our retail customers are not well versed in carpeting and we provide many recommendations and things to consider when shopping for a stair runner. Types of Stairs: The first thing to consider when looking at adding a stair runner is […]

Wool Facts

Wool Facts Wool comes from sheep that produce the material to protect their bodies from a variety of climates and other natural elements. These qualities remain intact when man produces material made from this fiber to make clothing or carpet. Natural wool actually has two different types of wool cells – the orthcortex and the paracortex. […]

Wool Carpets: The Healthy Choice

Wool carpets are the healthiest choice for floor covering. Wool doesn’t give off toxins known as Volatile Organic Compounds, which are released from synthetic fibers. It is also non-allergenic and does not encourage growth of bacteria or dust mites. Wool rugs work as filters for dust, pollen, and spores keeping the air in your room […]

Environmental Responsibility with Carpets

The majority of the brands that we carry are 100% wool because the environment is extremely important to us. Wool is an amazingly sustainable flooring material because it comes from sheep fed on pastures and fueled by sunlight. This is reflected in the amount of energy it takes to make Wool, which is about 1/8th the energy […]

Wool Carpet Facts

Wool carpet is ideal for installation which reduces heat loss in your home. Wool rugs are naturally 30% more stain-resistant than the best synthetic fibers. Wool carpets are made from sheep from all over the world including Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, and Canada. Because they are organic, recycled wool rugs are used to line compost […]